Morning rush hour blasts kill 25 in Afghan capital

Morning rush hour blasts kill 25 in Afghan capital

KABUL (Reuters) – Twin blasts in the Afghan capital Kabul killed 25 people on Monday, including journalists who had arrived to report on the first explosion and who were apparently targeted by a suicide bomber in a second attack, officials said. Afghan…

Afghan capital hit by morning rush hour blasts, 21 killed

Afghan capital hit by morning rush hour blasts, 21 killed

KABUL (Reuters) – Two blasts hit the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, killing at least 21 people, including a photographer for French news agency AFP, but there was no immediate claim of responsibility, officials said. Afghan security forces are seen at the…

French news agency AFP says photographer killed in Kabul blast

French news agency AFP says photographer killed in Kabul blast

KABUL (Reuters) – French news agency Agence France-Presse (AFP) confirmed that one of its photographers had been killed on Monday in an explosion in the Afghan capital, Kabul, that hit journalists who had gathered to cover an earlier blast. The agency’s Twitter…

Explosion hits Afghan capital Kabul

Explosion hits Afghan capital Kabul

KABUL (Reuters) – An explosion hit the Afghan capital of Kabul during the morning rush hour on Monday, but there was no immediate confirmation of its cause or any damage or casualties. The explosion, in the Shashdarak area close to buildings of…

Suicide bomber kills four army officers in Somalia: mayor

Suicide bomber kills four army officers in Somalia: mayor

BOSASO, Somalia (Reuters) – A suicide bomber blew himself up in a military camp in the Somali town of Galkayo on Saturday, killing four officers, officials said, an attack claimed by the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab group. The dead included a military…

Three suicide attacks rock Quetta, killing six police

Three suicide attacks rock Quetta, killing six police

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) – Three suicide bombers attacked Pakistani police and paramilitary soldiers in the southwestern city of Quetta on Tuesday, killing six police and wounding 15 members of the security forces, officials said. One bomber detonated his explosives near a police…

Death toll from Afghan blast reaches 48: official

Death toll from Afghan blast reaches 48: official

KABUL (Reuters) – The death toll from Sunday’s blast in the Afghan capital Kabul rose to 48, with 112 others wounded, a public health officer said. Relatives mourn at a hospital after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan April 22, 2018.REUTERS/Mohammad IsmailIslamic…

Blast at election center in Afghan capital kills dozens

Blast at election center in Afghan capital kills dozens

KABUL (Reuters) – A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration center in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sunday, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations for elections scheduled…

Ten killed in Iraq funeral bombing: local official

Ten killed in Iraq funeral bombing: local official

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq (Reuters) – Ten people were killed and 14 wounded when explosive devices went off at a funeral for Sunni Muslim tribal fighters in the northern Iraqi town of Shirqat on Thursday, the town’s leader said. The funerals were for three…